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Het gezantschap der Neêrlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, den tegenwoordigen keizer van China : waar in de gedenkwaerdighste geschiedenissen, die onder het reizen door de Sineesche landtschappen, Quantung, Kiangsi, Nanking, Xantung en Peking, en aan het keizerlijke hof te Peking, sedert den jare 1655 tot 1657 zijn voorgevallen, op het bondigste verhandelt worden : befeffens een naukeurige Beschryving der Sineesche steden, dorpen, regeering, wetenschappen, hantwerken, zeden, godsdiensten, gebouwen, drachten, schepen, bergen, gewassen, dieren, &c. en oorlogen tegen de Tarters : verçiert men over de 150 afbeeltsels, na't leven in Sina getekent


Published 1665
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statement of responsibility: en beschreven door Joan Nieuhof, toen eerste hofmeester des gezantschaps, tegenwoordig opperhoost in Coylan.

Title on added engraved t.p.: Beschryving van 't gesandschap der Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie aen den grooten Tartarischen Cham ...

Part 1 has caption title: Nauwkeurige beschrijving van 't gezandschap der Oost-Indische Maatschappy, aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, of Sineeschen Keizer, na Peking in Sina, gedaan door de eed. heeren Pieter de Goyer en Jakob de Keyzer ...

Part 2 has caption title: Algemeene beschryving van 't ryk Sina.

Dedication signed: Hendrik Nieuhof.

Illustrations: 39 prints : engraving, etching ; plate mark 45 x 53 cm. (1), double-page (34) or full page (4). -- ca. 110 prints : etching ; plate mark ca. 11 x 17 cm. Chiefly after drawings by the author. Includes added engraved t.p., port. of the author, coats of arms, large map. Subject: City views, landscapes, customs, plants, animals, etc.

"Maniere van drukken by de Sinezen" (p. 29-30 (3rd group)) describes Chinese methods of printing on paper.

Includes index.

Errata: p. [9] (4th group).

Final p. is blank.

citation/reference: Lust, J. Western books on China, 539.

action: Design for Life Exhibit DS708.N67 1665 ; pg.- map of country 8/1997 through 2/1998 William E. Baxter Cooper Hewitt Stephen Van Dyk.

Title on added engraved t.p.: Beschryving van 't gesandschap der Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie aen den grooten Tartarischen Cham ..

Part 1 has caption title: Nauwkeurige beschrijving van 't gezandschap der Oost-Indische Maatschappy, aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, of Sineeschen Keizer, na Peking in Sina, gedaan door de eed. heeren Pieter de Goyer en Jakob de Keyzer ..

Part 2 has caption title: Algemeene beschryving van 't ryk Sina

Dedication signed: Hendrik Nieuhof

Illustrations: 39 prints : engraving, etching ; plate mark 45 x 53 cm. (1), double-page (34) or full page (4). -- ca. 110 prints : etching ; plate mark ca. 11 x 17 cm. Chiefly after drawings by the author. Includes added engraved t.p., port. of the author, coats of arms, large map. Subject: City views, landscapes, customs, plants, animals, etc

"Maniere van drukken by de Sinezen" (p. 29-30 (3rd group)) describes Chinese methods of printing on paper

Includes index

Errata: p. [9] (4th group)

Final p. is blank

Lust, J. Western books on China

Design for Life Exhibit

Accession no.: 321831, Feb. 1956

Bookplate: Purchased by the Mary Stuart Book Fund ... The Cooper Union Library

Old gilt-tooled full leather binding; raised bands; red leather spine label, with binder's title: Beschriv van Sina; red sprinkled edges


Publisher t'Amsterdam : By Jacob van Meurs ...
Year anno 1665
Pages 574
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language Dutch
Call number 39088008124547
Digitizing sponsor Metropolitan New York Library Council
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection smithsonian

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